Fuzzy’s: Introducing Taco Heaven

  “Taco heaven,” a term coined by Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, is a spot-on description of…

Ryan Rapp, CFO, UM System

Job description: I’m the vice president for finance and chief financial officer for the University…

Build Me up, Bubblecup (Tea Zone)

Nellie Boyd has been visiting Bubblecup Tea Zone since she was in high school. The…

"Ignorance" Is No Excuse for Violating The Sunshine Law

It has now been 45 years since Missouri adopted its Sunshine Law, which obligates government…

A Capitol Conversation: Amid Scandal, Greitens Touts Tax Plan

While delayed briefly by the need to deal with his personal scandal, Governor Eric Greitens…

Unbound Book Festival Puts Columbia on the Literary Map

“If you had told me 25 years ago, when I was still working as a…

Financial Planning Through the Ages

In December 2016, Amanda Jacobs posted a video to her personal Facebook page of her…

March: Movers and Shakers

Food Bank David Coil, Gina Gervino, Paula Fleming, and Marty McCormick will begin serving on…

Keeping It Clean: Cason Building Maintenance Inc.

It all began with two people going from business to business — scrubbing, vacuuming, getting…

Transition Points: Teresa Maledy, Steve Sowers, and Commerce Bank's New Era

Retirements are a big deal at Commerce Bank, but they’re an especially big deal when…

In Focus: Deciphering the City's Debt

Debt can be a funny thing.   On the one hand, you probably need it…

A Little Spark: The Ripple Effect of Microlending

  Small business loan counselor Liza Zimmerman says Columbia is “ripe” with opportunities for microloans,…